Tag: water

What suddenly killed 100 elk in New Mexico? (UPDATE: Solved)

Originally published 7 Sept 2013, see update below. Mysterious deaths still under investigation. Elk deaths baffle New Mexico game officials – The Santa Fe New Mexican: Local News. New Mexico game officials are trying to figure out what killed more than 100 elk within 24 hours last week on a private ranch. The elk weren’t…

Latvian whirlpool – Who pulled the plug?

Well this story is appearing all over. It is showing up (scraped word for word from this piece in the Huffington Post) on “end of the world” type sites. It is scary but even in PA, I’ve seen this phenomenon before. Whirlpool Video: Vortex In Latvian River Devours All That Enters. Set in Dviete, Latvia,…

Anatomy of a propaganda press release: Fluoride and IQ (UPDATED)

Reuters reprints a press release from a scare group misrepresenting research about fluoride. Harvard Study Finds Fluoride Lowers IQ – Published in Federal Gov’t Journal Harvard University researchers’ review of fluoride/brain studies concludes “our results support the possibility of adverse effects of fluoride exposures on children’s neurodevelopment.” It was published online July 20 in Environmental…